Dennis Kennedy

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis Kennedy is an information technology lawyer and legal technology pioneer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan who is well-known for his role in promoting the use of technology in the practice of law. A professional speaker and an award-winning author with hundreds of publications to his credit, Dennis wrote the legal technology column for the ABA Journal for many years, has co-authored several books (most recently, The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together, Second Edition (ABA 2018) and contributed to others, and co-hosts the long-running podcast, The Kennedy-Mighell Report, on the Legal Talk Network. Dennis retired as Senior Counsel for the Digital Payments & Labs group at Mastercard at the end of 2017. He is currently President of Dennis Kennedy Advisory Services, LLC where he focuses on legal technology, innovation, speaking, writing, coaching, and other interesting projects. He currently chairs the board of the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center and is a member of the ABA Law Practice Division’s Nominating Committee. He taught a course on Intellectual Property Licensing and Drafting as an adjunct professor as Washington University Law School. Dennis received his J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1983 and B.A., magna cum laude, from Wabash College in 1980.

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Guest Appearances
March 4, 2019

ABA TECHSHOW 2019: Tech Books For Lawyers

Brett Burney, Ben Schorr, Daniel Siegel, David Ries, Dennis Kennedy, and Ashley Alfirevic talk about how lawyers can use computer technology to help improve workflow in their firms.

May 29, 2018

The Case for Collaboration

Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their book that talks about doing collaborations and why it’s necessary for lawyers, as well as tools attorneys can use to create efficient teamwork.

March 20, 2018

The Authors of ABA TECHSHOW

Lawyers/authors Larry Port, Zachary Bambacht, Maria Barbera, Tom Mighell, Dennis Kennedy, and Dave Maxfield discuss their books and how they have balanced their writing process with their full-time careers.

March 16, 2018

Linkedin for Lawyers

Dennis Kennedy and Chuki Obiyo discuss how to use Linkedin to its full potential.

April 23, 2015

20 Blawggers in 20 Minutes: Legal Blogs in 60 Seconds

Beer for Bloggers is a cooperative social event in its 8th year at ABA TECHSHOW between the ABA Journal and LexBlog, which celebrates law blogging and law bloggers. Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with 20 blogging lawyers to highlight their blog(s) in 60 seconds or less. Below is a comprehensive list of...